60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
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Rothenburg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 1 night
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Nafplio, Greece
— 2 nights
Drive to Igoumenitsa, Ferry to Corfu Town
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Corfu Town, Greece
— 6 nights
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Paris, France

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (The Hall of Mirrors, Palace of Versailles, &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, make a trip to Champs-Elysees, and take a stroll through Montmartre.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris road trip planning site.

Amritsar, India to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Traveling from Amritsar in April, things will get cooler in Paris: highs are around 18°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

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Brussels, Belgium

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bruges (Kantcentrum, Historic Centre of Brugge, &more) and Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle) (in Ghent). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, examine the collection at Belgian Comic Strip Center, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Brussels tour site.

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Paris in April, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are little chillier, around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague), Teylers Museum (in Haarlem) and Keukenhof (in Lisse). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, stroll around Vondelpark, and hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra National Palace, &more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, and explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Lisbon trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Amsterdam to Lisbon by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Lisbon. In April, Lisbon is a bit warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Toledo (Puerta de Bisagra, Mirador del Valle, &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Madrid trip planner.

Fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in April, Madrid is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping

Side Trip

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Barcelona, Spain

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, visit El Barri Gòtic, shop like a local with La Boqueria, and stroll around Ciutadella Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona vacation website.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Barcelona are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

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Salzburg, Austria

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), then take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), then take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, and finally see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Salzburg journey site.

Fly from Barcelona to Salzburg in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in April; daily highs in Salzburg reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, make a trip to Hundertwasserhaus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt.

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Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or fly. In April in Vienna, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

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Budapest, Hungary

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and steep yourself in history at Matthias Church.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Budapest trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums

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Istanbul, Turkey

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and get engrossed in the history at Chora Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip planner.

Fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time is 2 hours. In May in Istanbul, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bern.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Bern, Switzerland

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bern: Chaplin's World (in Corsier-sur-Vevey), Interlaken (Parasailing & Paragliding & Buchhandlung Boedeli) and Trümmelbachfälle (in Lauterbrunnen). The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, engage your brain at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), admire the local landmark of Mosesbrunnen, and take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten).

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bern online trip builder.

Fly from Istanbul to Bern in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Istanbul in May, with highs in Bern at 22°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Zurich.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trips

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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take a stroll through Old Town, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then head outdoors with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Jesuitenkirche, then take in the views from Chapel Bridge, then wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern, and finally wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Zurich trip tool.

You can take a train from Bern to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

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Munich, Germany

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Frauenkirche, contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, and then admire the natural beauty at English Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, make a trip to Marienplatz, then see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and finally see the interesting displays at BMW Welt.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Munich online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Rothenburg, Germany

Medieval Heart of Germany

An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 17th (Mon), admire the striking features of Rathaus Wuerzburg, step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence, don't miss a visit to Hofkirche, then admire the landmark architecture of Die Rossmuhle, and finally contemplate the long history of Town Walls. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a sense of history and politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, steep yourself in history at Altstadt, see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marienkapelle, then steep yourself in history at Fortress Marienberg, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St. Kilian Cathedral.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rothenburg visit planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Rothenburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Rothenburg are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

3
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Berlin, Germany

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): examine the collection at Topography of Terror, then steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Berlin online itinerary planner.

Getting from Rothenburg to Berlin by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites

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Athens, Greece

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, then wander the streets of Plaka, then delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, and finally delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Athens attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Athens takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Athens due to the time zone difference. In May in Athens, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Nafplio, Greece

Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, then explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, then take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, and finally contemplate the long history of Bourtzi. Keep things going the next day: see where the action happens at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nafplio road trip app.

Drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in May, Nafplio is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Corfu Town, Greece

Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Explore Corfu Town's surroundings by going to Canal D'Amour (in Sidari), Paleokastritsa Beach (in Paleokastritsa) and St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Corfu, delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, make a trip to Spianada Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Corfu Town visit planner.

Getting from Nafplio to Corfu Town by combination of car and ferry takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Nafplio in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 17°C in Corfu Town. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.

Switzerland travel guide

4.6
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.

Germany travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.

Greece travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.